First Aid - Johannesburg

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
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City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Offer type: Offer


Contact name Henriettah
Phone 0100100927

Item description

Content • Principles of first aid and safety. • Universal precautions. • Ethics related to emergency care. • The first responder and the law. • Preparedness to deal with sudden illness or emergency at an advanced level. • Emergency scene/disaster assessment and management • Multiple injury management. • Applied anatomy and physiology. • Disorders and/or diseases affecting specific body systems. • The primary survey. • Artificial respiration. • Managing a choking victim. • One- and two-rescuer CPR (adults, children and infants). • Recovery positions with and without a spinal board and spider harness. • Transporting the patient according to the injury, disorder or condition of the patient/s and available means of transport; rescue carries. • Oxygen therapy. • Pulse sites and pulse monitoring . • Emergency treatment of shock (hypovolemic, cardiogenic and anaphylactic) • The secondary survey. • Wounds and bleeding; soft tissue injuries. • General principles of fractures and the threatened limb. • Head and spinal injuries. • Joint injuries, strains and sprains. • Hand and eye injuries. • Chest injuries, sucking chest wound, flail chest. • Pelvic, abdominal and crush injuries. • Burns. • Poisoning, bites and stings . • Common medical emergencies: chest pain and paralysis; breathless-ness, croup, asthma, epileptic seizures, stroke, diabetes and skin reactions. • Environmental illness and injuries – hyperthermia, hypothermia and drowning. • Common infectious diseases, severe headaches, excessive diarrhea, vomiting, any type of haemorrhage. • Emergency childbirth. • principles of advanced primary emergency care in health emergencies for people in the workplace; • sustaining an advanced level of preparedness to deal with emergencies in the workplace; • assessing and managing a multiple injured emergency scene/disaster in the workplace; • demonstrating knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology of the human body and the specific disorders and diseases relating to each system as prescribed for this course; demonstrating primary emergency life support (adults, children and infants); • managing shock; conducting a secondary assessment of the victim/s of a medical or trauma emergency and maintaining appropriate primary emergency care.
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